Posts Tagged ‘concussion legislation’
By Paul Stone On November 7th, 2016
Every single state in America has established some form of “return-to-play” laws intended to protect young athletes who have experienced a concussion. However, most states have failed to set out any guidelines for when a child should return to the classroom after an injury, according to a new report published in today’s online issue of…
By Paul Stone On February 13th, 2015
The United States hit a big milestone in health and safety once all 50 states enacted youth-concussion laws, but many states around the country are taking a progressive stance by working to improve on their existing legislation. Find out how legislators are working to keep children’s brains safer here.
By Paul Stone On April 1st, 2014
Before the NFL and the media brought the concussion debate into the homes of families across the country, Oklahoma was one of the first states to pass legislation mandating concussion treatment and management plans for high school athletes. That was just a few years ago, back in 2010. At the time, the legislation was widely…